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#epikfail: The Radical Right’s favorite host gets hacked

UNCjigga

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Because it’s only free speech when we actually know who’s paying for it? Didn’t see a separate thread on this but based on all the amateur/pro sleuthing going on, we might get some interesting revelations.


Cliff’s:
Epik is a web hosting company catering to the alt-right and run by the appropriately named Rob Monster—a guy who asked his employees to watch the Christchurch massacre livestream (which he incidentally helped spread) so they can “spot the fakers”. They’ve hosted “very fine people” from Proud Boys and Parler, Gab and QAnon peddlers to various Neo Nazis, Revenge Porn artists and friends. Basically, when GoDaddy and AWS dump a site for violating ToS…Epik comes in to the rescue of “free speech”.

Anonymous h4x0r3d them (which was apparently pretty easy as their security was shit) and stole “180 gigabytes of user, registration data, forwarding data and other information.” Now the actual names of registrants and financial backers for these sites will likely be known, as well as various internal communications between these groups’ members.

Early reactions and revelations:


 

tweaker2

Lifer
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Somehow in some way Hillary, Biden and Obama are going to be fingered by the righties for the breach of which EPIK will claim was merely fake bait tossed out by them to find out how deep the deep state really is.
 
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Moonbeam

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Liberals just can't shake the fact that 'reason' and it's relation to intelligence is so important to them because they were called stupid as children and everything in the liberal world is a competition of intelligence. Poor poor liberals need to feel smart and worship it because they fear actually being stupid. Thus it becomes their favorite put down: Everywhere you see liberals critiquing the right it's always stupid stupid stupid.

Conservatives are as smart as liberals in general. Their problem is that their moral standards are actually evil and they are forced to practice rationalization to protect themselves from seeing it. It is the need for that rationalization that prevents them from seeing the shit they make up is absurd. They don't want to face that the moral beliefs they were force fed as children and which they because Stockholm Syndrome believers are all fictions and lies. None of the shit they believe makes them valuable people means a crap. We were born of priceless value and taught to hate ourselves.

A conservative is just a liberal who was too beaten down to question.
 
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UNCjigga

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This leak appears to be fully bootable disk images of Epik servers, including a wide range of passwords and API tokens.

ouch, should have hired some security

I was mistaken in thinking they’re a web host—they were merely the registrar for these alt-right domains. I don’t think any of the servers held customers’ data (but surely they held data on the customers!)

Looks like some poor sobs are already suffering the consequences.

 

tweaker2

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This relationship that (I like to throw this term back in their faces) *radical* right wing extremists whose intent is to spread FUD targeting the left and the folks who in cultish fashion seek out the lies and misinformation these purveyors of such BS as justification and encouragement for their hatred is a match made in hell approved of by the evangelicals of the Repub party as they unite in their contrived battle against those "socialist commie heathen" infesting the Dem party.

Would be awfully nice to follow the money trail and publicly expose those folks who are financing this fight against democracy.
 

woolfe9998

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LOL, have you met the NYC police union’s president?? You’d be more likely to be shitcanned if you went along with the city’s vaccine mandates.
Yeah, I'm aware of what an ultra right wing shitbag he is. Which is one reason I posted that.
 

VRAMdemon

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How are these RWNJ's with the covid shakes supposed to get their horse dewormer. I'm sure they have the Elite Cyber Ninja Seal Team Meal Team Alpha Security Delta Extreme Operator Spec Ops Force 9 on it.
 

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